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SiFive Releases 'Expansion Board' to Build Interest in RISC-V Processor

Sat, 2018-05-19 11:05
Like ARM processors, the U540 sips power, and they already seem capable of doing the type of heavy lifting required of servers. Sherwani told us it would be years before that's possible, but this year two Linux distributions, Debian and Red Hat's Fedora, have been ported to run on the architecture.

Getting started with regular expressions

Sat, 2018-05-19 09:10
Regular expressions can be one of the most powerful tools in your toolbox as a Linux user, system administrator, or even as a programmer. It can also be one of the most daunting things to learn, but it doesn't have to be! While there are an infinite number of ways to write an expression, you don't have to learn every single switch and flag. In this short how-to, I'll show you a few simple ways to use regex that will have you running in no time and share some follow-up resources that will make you a regex master if you want to be.read more

Fedora-Based Korora Linux Takes a Break, No Updates Are Planned in the Future

Sat, 2018-05-19 05:22
The development team behind the Fedora-based Korora Linux operating system announced earlier this month that they are taking a break from developing their GNU/Linux distribution.

Security and privacy: Do you know whats lurking on your system?

Sat, 2018-05-19 03:27
I had a fascinating job once that involved designing hardening procedures for systems we were going to use for security-related projects. This was probably 15 years ago, and not only were guides a little thin on the ground for the Linux distribution I was using, but what we were doing was quite niche. At first, I think I[he]#039[/he]d assumed I could just write a script to close down a few holes that originated from daemons1 that had been left running for no reasons: httpd, sendmail, stuff like that.

Retro-inspired arcade racer Slipstream to release May 21st, developed on Linux

Sat, 2018-05-19 01:33
This is great, not long after the rather good release of Horizon Chase Turbo, we have another retro-inspired racer with Slipstream. This one is very interesting, since it was developed on Linux.

Gesture controlled dashcam and telematics computer has dual HD cameras

Fri, 2018-05-18 23:39
Klashwerks has launched a $299, gesture controlled “Raven” dashcam, security system, navigation tool, and OBD-II telematics reporting device, which runs Android on a Snapdragon 650 and offers front- and cabin-facing HD cameras. Klashwerks’ Android-based Raven dashcam and automotive computer was a hit on Indiegogo and won a CES Innovation Award. Now it’s available publicly for [[he]#8230[/he]]

Build a Simple Android Photo App with Jasonette

Fri, 2018-05-18 22:24
For someone who doesn’t write code for a living, creating even the simplest Android app can be a daunting proposition. Fortunately for those of us with basic coding skills, there is Jasonette.

Mastering CI/CD at OpenDev

Fri, 2018-05-18 21:10
After launching in 2017, the OpenDev Conference is now an annual event. At the inaugural event last September, the conference focus was on edge computing. This year[he]#039[/he]s event, taking place May 22-23, will be focused on Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) and will be co-located with the OpenStack Summit in Vancouver.

Porting and tuning applications for Linux on Power, Part 2: 15 Porting and tuning tools for Linux on Power

Fri, 2018-05-18 19:56
This article enables you to discover numerous tools for porting and tuning applications for Linux on Power: an integrated development environment (IDE), compilers and toolchains, performance and utilization analysis, emulation, instruction timing, high-performance application programming interfaces, and libraries.

Free and open source RTS 0 A.D. Alpha 23 is now out

Fri, 2018-05-18 18:41
0 A.D. the free and open source RTS from Wildfire Games has a new alpha build available and it's a pretty huge release.

How to reset lost root password on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Fri, 2018-05-18 17:27
The objective of this article is to reset lost root or user password on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux. The first step is to reboot into the GRUB menu. If Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver is the only operating system installed you need to keep pressing SHIFT for the GRUB menu to show up.

How to install Jekyll on CentOS 7

Fri, 2018-05-18 16:13
Jekyll is Ruby based, free and easy to use site generator, designed for creating static blogs, but it can be also used for creating all types of static websites as well, without using a database. Jekyll works by processing plain text files in Markdown and Textfile or Liquid templates and generating static website.

Valve Releases Steam Link App for Android to Stream Games to Mobile Devices

Fri, 2018-05-18 14:58
Valve has released on Thursday the Android version of its Steam Link app in a beta flavor to let users stream their Steam games library to mobile devices powered by Google's Android operating system.

OpenSSH arrives in Windows 10 Spring Update

Fri, 2018-05-18 13:44
One of the most universally used Linux/Unix tools is now included by default in Windows 10: OpenSSH. Here[he]#039[/he]s how to get started with it. Windows 10 is becoming a useful Unix/Linux sysadmin platform. First, it has incorporated Windows Subsystem for Linux in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. Now, in the Windows 10 April 2018 Update, Microsoft has finally brought a native Secure Shell (SSH) to Windows.

How to Fix Broken Packages on Ubuntu 16.04 and Debian 9

Fri, 2018-05-18 12:30
Ubuntu and Debian both use packages to add to the system’s capabilities, allowing users to do more with their machines. However, as great as this package system is, things can still break.

Linux tail Command Tutorial for Beginners (5 Examples)

Fri, 2018-05-18 11:15
Sometimes you want to monitor what new information is being written to a file (think of log files), or for whatever reasons, want to access the last few lines of a file. Well, there's a command line utility that lets you do this in Linux, and it's call tail.

How To Download And Set Up Firefox Quantum On Debian Stretch

Fri, 2018-05-18 10:01
Though Debian stretch is the latest version, it lacks one thing i.e., Firefox Quantum. However, it comes pre-installed with Iceweasel which is an ESR version of Firefox. Today, I'll demonstrate through step by step instructions on how to download the latest version of Firefox from its official website (Mozilla) and then setting it up as the default web browser on your computer. And succeedingly remove the ESR version of Firefox; if it bothers you.

How to manage MySQL databases and users from the command line

Fri, 2018-05-18 08:46
This tutorial explains how to use the command line to create and manage MySQL or MariaDB databases and users.

Free Webinar on Community-Driven Governance for Open Source Projects

Fri, 2018-05-18 07:32
Topics such as licensing and governance are complex but nonetheless critical considerations for open source projects. The Linux Foundation’s Scott Nicholas will examine various approaches for structuring open source projects with these requirements in mind. This free, hour-long webinar (at 10:00 am Pacific, May 30, 2018) will address some of the differences that exist in community-driven governance and will explore various case studies

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